Here's some dates for your diary - both online and Face-to-Face events in Devon and beyond.
The John Woolcott Weekend - Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd January 2023 The Eastern Section of the Devon Bridge Association are hosting this event on RealBridge this year. Play starts at 1pm on both days: there will be a two-session pairs competition on the Saturday and a two-session Blue-pointed Swiss teams event on the Sunday. The entry fee is just £5 per person per day. Click HERE for more information and a link to the entry form.
An Evening of Relaxed Bridge for Improvers - Thursday 16th February 2023 at 7pm These online sessions are designed for bridge players who want time to chat and discuss the hands after playing them rather than rushing on to the next round. For more details and to sign up click HERE.
The North Devon Congress - Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February 2023 Now in its 28th year, the North Devon Congress will take place at the Barnstaple Hotel. The weekend starts with Swiss Pairs on the Friday and Saturday and finishes with Blue-pointed Swiss Teams on the Sunday. It would be lovely to see more players from North Devon playing this year. Click HERE for more information and to sign up.
The EBU National Pairs. Regional finals for this competition will take place on Sunday 26th May 2023 on RealBridge and BBO. To qualify you need to get more than 55% in any EBU club session between the 5th & 18th February 2023. This includes the North Devon Friday online session. More information to follow.
Green-pointed Swiss weekend in Bath - Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March 2023 The Wiltshire Contract Bridge Association is running a Swiss pairs competition on the Saturday and a Swiss teams competition on the Sunday, both events are green-pointed. For more information and to enter click HERE.
The Devon County Congress - Friday 14th April to Sunday 16th April 2023 The county congress is returning to Torquay for 2023 and will take place at the TLH Toorak Hotel. The congress features a ten-match Green-pointed Swiss Pairs competition on the Friday and Saturday and finishes with a Green-pointed Swiss Teams event on the Sunday. Click HERE for more information.
Improvers Seminar - Tuesday 18th April 2023 The second seminar presented by Brent Wormald will take place at the Barnstaple Library. The theme of the seminar will be 'How to bid sensibly and effectively in a competitive auction'. More details and an entry form will be available on the North Devon Section website nearer the time.
The Dartington Crystal Charity Swiss Teams at Filleigh - Sunday 11th June 2023 *Please note new date* This competitive teams event is back for 2023. More details and an entry form will be available on the North Section website nearer the time.